Homelessness – a tiny fix for a large problem


Creating ‘tiny’ homes might offer a solution for homeless people.

There’s a shortfall of public and community housing across the country, and creative thinking is proving to be a new tactic in the fight against homelessness.

A Western Australian not-for-profit organisation is leaving traditional housing models behind and trialling “tiny homes” for people in need of a bed and support services.

But are tiny homes the right solution for Canberra’s homelessness crisis?

Brooke Roff has been investigating.

This story was broadcast on ABC Radio Canberra as part of a collaboration between the ABC and University of Canberra.